John Calame

Senior Vice President of Fleet and Facilities

John CalameAs Senior Vice President of fleet and facilities for MV Transportation’s U.S. and Canada operations, John is a transit maintenance industry veteran who has managed MV’s fleet, facilities, and equipment for more than a decade. Under his guidance, MV’s asset management initiatives have improved the overall health and safety of MV’s operating fleet.

John is responsible for the ongoing mentoring and direction of MV’s team of maintenance professionals. His responsibilities span equipment maintenance, vendor relations, maintenance management information systems (MMIS), facility leasing, leasehold improvements, development and monitoring of fleet campaigns, transition activities, inspections/audits, and mechanic training.  

His broad experience encompasses Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) best practices, alternative fuels, clean air/environmental regulation, Federal regulatory compliance, national account management, and facility construction. John has been essential to MV’s growth and strategic development, and his knowledge and experience have supported the company’s footing in the transportation industry as well as MV clients’ confidence in the company’s maintenance competency.

John joined MV in 2001 after seven years as the national director of maintenance for Laidlaw Transit Services.  While at Laidlaw, he oversaw more than 165 maintenance locations.  Prior to that, John served as a regional director of maintenance for Pace Suburban Bus in Chicago, Illinois.